Times of Oman
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Celebrate the goodness of Onam at Lulu hypermarkets
September 15, 2013 | 12:00 AM
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Muscat: Lulu Hypermarkets, the region's largest retail chain is geared up to celebrate the traditional harvest festival of Kerala Onam at all its outlets in Oman.

The retail heavyweight which is now the most popular brand in the country operates more than 12 stores in Oman and has cultivated a loyal set of customers. In its ever growing list of promotions, Onam has over the years become very popular and this is year is made special by the interesting Payasam Competition and the availability of traditional Ona Sadhya.

Onam, the harvest festival of Kerala symbolises enthusiasm, zeal and mirth in the life of people from Kerala and is celebrated over 10 days and culminates with the grand celebrations on the 10th day known as 'Thiruvonam', and is accompanied by traditional songs, dance and a grand feast.

Re-creating the tradition
Some of the Lulu outlets in Muscat have also gone to the extent of re-creating the traditional snake-boats charm within the stores to spread the spirit of the festival. Lulu Hypermarket, Bausher also boasts of traditional Pookalam (floral design) with fruits and vegetables that include carrots, mandarins, cucumber, lemons, capsicum, apples, plantain, etc. from across the world  have been used in this arrangement.

On the occasion Ananth A. V., regional director, Lulu Hypermarkets — Oman, said, "Onam is a very special occasion for people of Kerala and we would like to further strengthen our connect with our loyal customers at this time of festivities. We have taken special care to ensure that their shopping needs are met to a great extent in terms of the availability of products that are required for the season."

High-quality product range
Lulu changed the face of retail in the country with their diverse high-quality product range that offered the best possible value for money.

They further redefined the retail experience with innovative and unique promotions that make shopping a whole lot more of fun. Now with over a decade's presence in Oman, Lulu ignited the retail revolution by integrating all conceivable needs of the consumer under one roof and becoming a shopping destination.

With its pleasant and novel variation, Lulu stands out for its extensively laid out counters, sprawling parking space, children's play area, food court, money exchange and the array of international and regional brands at affordable prices.

Lulu has more than 106 outlets in the region and has ensured that quality shopping for the people of Oman is just a short drive away.

Lulu Hypermarkets is not only the largest retail chain in the region but is also heralded as one of the fastest growing retail brands in the world. 

With wide recognition and various awards tucked firmly under its belt at both national and international levels, it has fortified its image of being a trendsetter by offering variations from the usual run-of-the-mill super markets. True to its tagline, Lulu is indeed where the world comes to shop.

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